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Community Fun Day This Saturday!

Community Fun Day This Saturday!

The South Burnett’s huge annual fundraiser for the LifeFlight Foundation promises heaps of fun for all the family this weekend!

Station Returns To Its New Home

Station Returns To Its New Home

The South Burnett Rail Trail will soon have two new attractions at Wooroolin thanks to the efforts of the Wooroolin Lions Club.

Road Project Drawing To A Close

Road Project Drawing To A Close

A six-month effort to widen and overlay a 1.2km section of Wattle Camp Road at Wattle Camp may finally be drawing to a close.

Friends That Help … With Dignity

Friends That Help … With Dignity

There’s a registered charity working quietly behind the scenes in the South Burnett, doing critically important work – and we bet you’ve never heard of them

Council Trials<br> Drone Technology

Council Trials
Drone Technology

South Burnett Regional Council will trial the use of drones to try to reduce building maintenance costs

Smallest Spark Can<br> Start Biggest Fire

Smallest Spark Can
Start Biggest Fire

In the current conditions, just one spark from power tools or machinery could start a massive blaze

Pumpkin Festival Query Sparks Anger

Pumpkin Festival Query Sparks Anger

The South Burnett Regional Council’s support for the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival – an event held in neighbouring Gympie Council’s region – sparked angry exchanges at Wednesday’s council meeting in Kingaroy.

$500 Cheque Presented To LAC

$500 Cheque Presented To LAC

The Kingaroy Local Ambulance Committee (LAC) – volunteers who support local ambulance paramedics – were presented with a cheque for $500 from Kingaroy Lions Club at their AGM on Tuesday evening.

Pedestrian ‘Ran In Front Of Car’

Pedestrian ‘Ran In Front Of Car’

A string of traffic crashes has kept Kingaroy Police busy over the past few days.

Council Delays CBD Upgrade

Council Delays CBD Upgrade

South Burnett Regional Council will not begin construction work on Kingaroy’s CBD upgrade this year but planning for the project will still go ahead.

Historic Hall Prepares To Bid Farewell

Historic Hall Prepares To Bid Farewell

A 60-year connection with Kumbia will come to an end soon when the Peace Lutheran Hall moves to a new home on the Sunshine Coast.

Students Explore World Of Science

Students Explore World Of Science

The Mary Knoll Centre at St Mary’s Catholic College featured everything from zombies to lemons and potatoes – and even a chook – at the school’s second annual Science Fair on Tuesday.

Footpath Project To Start This Year

Footpath Project To Start This Year

Work on upgrading footpaths in Murgon’s CBD will finally get underway this financial year, though completing the entire project is likely to take longer.

Students Speak Out At Final

Students Speak Out At Final

Should schools provide free meals for their students? This was the thorny topic that young debaters from St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy tackled at the Junior Apex High School Debating RegionalĀ final hosted by Kilkivan P-10 School on Saturday afternoon.

Last Chance For Finals Spot

Last Chance For Finals Spot

South Burnett Saints scored an easy win over the Dalby Swans in their Round 15 game of the Darling Downs AFL competition played at Dalby on Saturday.

Crunch Time In Soccer Comps

Crunch Time In Soccer Comps

It’s crunch time in the 2018 Football South Burnett competition with the minor and major semi-finals being played this weekend at the Kingaroy soccer fields.

Go Local, Buy Local Dairy

Go Local, Buy Local Dairy

Queensland dairy farmers will be celebrated as the “Cream of Australia” in a new state-wide promotional campaign launched at the Ekka.

Georgie To Take Top Role At AgForce

Georgie To Take Top Role At AgForce

Durong grazier – and ABC Board member – Georgie Somerset is set to become the new General President of rural industry lobby group, AgForce Queensland.

Whimsy, Colour And Exploration

Whimsy, Colour And Exploration

Kingaroy Art Gallery’s latest exhibitions feature the whimsical, the colourful and the deeply personal.

Man Charged Over Quad Bike

Man Charged Over Quad Bike

A 46-year-old Nanango man has been charged in relation to a quad bike allegedly stolen from a property onĀ East Nanango Grindstone Road at Glan Devon on August 6.

FRRR Has More Funds Available

FRRR Has More Funds Available

The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal – which has funded many projects in the South Burnett – now has more than $525,000 available for grants to rural, regional and remote communities to address local community priorities.

Drought Commissioners To Brief Premier

Drought Commissioners To Brief Premier

Former National Party MP Vaughan Johnson has been appointed one of two new volunteer Queensland drought commissioners by the State Government.

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